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    1. April 14, 2016

      Macedonians protest over president’s pardon for wire-tapping suspects

      Thousands of demonstrators gathered for a third successive night of protests in the Macedonia capital of Skopje on...

    2. Larry Summers blog

      March 31, 2016

      Double standard on American college campuses

      It has seemed to me that a vast double standard regarding what constitutes prejudice exists on American college...

    1. February 24, 2016

      Judge orders Clinton aides to testify on emails

      A US federal judge has ruled that aides to Hillary Clinton and US state department officials should be questioned under...

    2. November 29, 2015

      China learns lessons of past failures ahead of Paris climate talks

      Six years ago China was criticised as the spoiler of the climate talks in Copenhagen but this time around in Paris,...

    3. November 24, 2015

      Palo Alto rises on strong cyber security demand

      Palo Alto Networks zipped higher on Tuesday as the company’s quarterly results pointed to strong demand for cyber...

    4. June 12, 2015

      Big differences hold up efforts to secure global climate deal

      The two men chairing UN talks aimed at securing a global climate deal have made an unusually public plea for...

    5. June 2, 2015

      Iraq calls for increased military support in battle against Isis

      The world is failing in its struggle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis), Iraq’s prime minister...

    6. beyondbrics

      December 2, 2014

      "Foreigners" land top posts in Ukraine's new cabinet

      Two foreign-born investment fund managers and a reform-minded former official from the Caucasus republic of Georgia...

    7. September 2, 2014

      US and EU urge Israel to return West Bank land

      The US and EU urged Israel’s government on Tuesday to reverse its decision to appropriate nearly 1,000 acres of West...

    8. August 26, 2014

      UAE and Egypt warned over air raids in Libya

      The UN’s newly appointed envoy to Libya on Tuesday warned that outside intervention would not prevent the country’s...

    9. August 13, 2014

      A hug cannot heal US split over Iraq

      Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton plan to “hug out” their differences at a mutual friend’s birthday party in the...

    10. July 30, 2014

      US visa ban on Venezuela officials

      The US announced on Wednesday it is imposing travel restrictions on some Venezuelan government officials it accused of...

    11. The World

      June 30, 2014

      Smart Reads June 30, 2014

      The FT’s Richard McGregor reports on how detainees at Guantánamo Bay are growing old in limbo. Algeria’s mostly...

    12. March 23, 2014

      We require a strategy not just a reaction to Russia

      In the west, the conversation is dominated by discussion of how to punish and isolate Russia for its role in the...

    13. March 6, 2014

      US scorns Russia’s version of Crimean intervention

      If the first casualty of war is truth, then as far as the US State Department is concerned, hostilities have already...

    14. December 12, 2013

      Mandela, American public servant

      It was the most dramatic entrance I have ever seen. Nelson Mandela walked into the lobby of the US Department of State...

    15. October 8, 2013

      China tops US as leading net oil importer

      China has overtaken the US to become the world’s largest net oil importer, according to US estimates, as its steady...

    16. The World

      September 26, 2013

      In the Picture: Terror in Africa

      Soldiers clear the top floor of the Westgate mall (CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images) As Kenya began three days of...

    17. August 9, 2013

      US oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle

      Dr Sylvia Earle’s home, in the forested Oakland hills, just across the foggy bay from San Francisco, feels serene and...

    18. The World

      July 11, 2013

      Sergei Magnitsky - A reading list

      The case of Sergei Magnitsky has become a cause celebre for western critics of Vladimir Putin’s Russia. The dogged...

    19. June 4, 2013

      US offers $3m-$7m rewards for terror information in west Africa

      The US State Department has offered rewards of between $3m and $7m for the leaders of four Islamist militant groups in...

    20. May 31, 2013

      Tracking China’s air quality

      China’s problems with air pollution – particularly in Beijing – have been well documented. At points over this winter...

    21. May 28, 2013

      Press freedom: A heavy-handed approach

      Bob Woodward used to place a flowerpot on his windowsill as a signal to Deep Throat to meet during the Watergate...

    22. May 10, 2013

      US orders website to remove 3D-printed handgun blueprints

      The US government has ordered the creator of the world’s first 3D-printed handgun to remove the blueprints from his...

    23. The A-List

      April 3, 2013

      America is best to play its long game on North Korea

      I have been working on and following issues in Asia for more than 20 years from various vantages; from the US...

    24. March 11, 2013

      Iran and Pakistan launch pipeline project

      Asif Ali Zardari and Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad, presidents of Pakistan and Iran, on Monday formally launched a $1.5bn...

    25. February 18, 2013

      Shale oil, Washington and the Middle East

      Will the US be able to say goodbye to its costly military involvement in the energy-rich Middle East because of the...

    26. January 30, 2013

      Audit raises fear US bought Iranian fuel

      An audit into US reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan has revealed the Pentagon may have inadvertently used taxpayers’...

    27. January 28, 2013

      Iran jails US pastor for eight years

      An American pastor who has been detained in Iran since September has been sentenced to eight years in prison, the US...

    28. January 24, 2013

      Cross-sector partnerships aim to match skills and jobs

      The numbers of young people across the world without jobs have reached alarming levels. Governments, companies and...

    29. January 7, 2013

      Google chairman visits North Korea

      The chairman of Google, the world’s biggest internet search group, arrived on Monday in North Korea, a country which...

    30. December 12, 2012

      N Korea pulls off coup with rocket launch

      US President Barack Obama delivered a withering put-down on North Korea’s long-range rocket ambitions after a failed...

    31. November 7, 2012

      Foreign policy team faces shake-up

      President Barack Obama will immediately face some delicate decisions about his most important national security...

    32. October 16, 2012

      May in diplomatic rift with US on extradition

      Theresa May was at the centre of a diplomatic rift with the US on Tuesday night after Washington voiced irritation over...

    33. October 2, 2012

      Ahmadi-Nejad admits sanctions hurt Iran

      Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad, the Iranian president, has for the first time acknowledged that oil sales have declined because...

    34. September 13, 2012

      US bolsters security after Libya raid

      The US stepped up security at embassies round the world and sent a contingent of marines to Libya after its ambassador...

    35. beyondbrics

      August 3, 2012

      India's stop-gap solution to Iranian oil sanctions

      As sanctions on Iranian oil exports tighten, some relief for Tehran has come from the Indian government, which will...

    36. beyondbrics

      June 29, 2012

      Welcome to Nadym: centre of the world

      Here’s a neat way of showing the shift in the balance of economic power. Beyondbrics was having a quick read of...

    37. June 28, 2012

      Iran disguises tankers in sanctions game

      Over the past month, the bulk of Iran’s fleet of oil supertankers suddenly disappeared off the map. When they...

    38. beyondbrics

      May 24, 2012

      China's rich head for the exit

      There’s no denying that China has come a long way in terms of economic growth. But even as the country produces ever...

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